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Supply Chain Operations

This posting addresses these topics:

1) Benchmarking
2) Change Management
3) Performance Measurement

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Benchmarking is the process of determining who is the best, who sets the standard, and what those standards are (Wilk). In determining which approach our department should take, it is evident that external analysis is not the answer due to the fact that our competitors do not have a competitive quality or distinct production on our interiors operation. In order to achieve this goal, we will begin shipping at a faster pace and hopefully increase performance; we will also review the strategies of our more successful departments. These strategies will afford the opportunity to analyze where improvements will benefit the company as a whole, while also continuing to challenge ourselves.

Change Management is a structured approach to change individuals, teams, organizations and societies; it further enables the transition from a current state to a desired future state (Wilk). The first decision for the leadership team is to verify that each staff member is fully trained. Thus, one step ...

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This posting examines supply chain operations.